EQ Inc., creates and targets customized audience segments using location-based behavior signals, advanced data analytics, and proprietary software in Canada, the United States, and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has EQ's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EQ is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: EQ's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
CA Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: EQ underperformed the Canadian Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 106.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EQ exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -0.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is EQ's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is EQ undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: EQ (CA$1.32) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$2.57)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EQ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EQ is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Interactive Media and Services industry average.
PE vs Market: EQ is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EQ's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EQ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.2x) compared to the CA Interactive Media and Services industry average (8.7x).
How is EQ forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if EQ's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if EQ's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: EQ's revenue (30.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EQ's revenue (30.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if EQ's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has EQ performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EQ is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: EQ is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EQ is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EQ's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: EQ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (8.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EQ has a negative Return on Equity (-54.56%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is EQ's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EQ's short term assets (CA$8.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$5.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: EQ's short term assets (CA$8.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$116.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EQ's debt to equity ratio (37.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: EQ had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: EQ has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if EQ has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is EQ current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate EQ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate EQ's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EQ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EQ's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of EQ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Geoff Rotstein (51 yo)
Mr. Geoffrey Rotstein, also known as Geoff, serves as an Independent Director at Cann-Is Capital Corp. since August 14, 2017. Mr. Rotstein has been the Chief Executive Officer of EQ Inc. (formerly known as...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Geoff 's total compensation ($USD211.97K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD166.12K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Geoff 's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||14.83yrs||CA$275.91k||5.49% |
|CFO & Corporate Secretary||5.67yrs||CA$100.31k||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||6.75yrs||CA$200.73k||2.52% |
Experienced Management: EQ's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: EQ insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 22.1%.
EQ Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: EQ Inc.
- Ticker: EQ
- Exchange: TSXV
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: CA$77.755m
- Shares outstanding: 58.91m
- Website: https://www.eqworks.com
Number of Employees
- EQ Inc.
- 1235 Bay Street
- Suite 401
- M5R 3K4
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|EQ||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Oct 1996|
|CXJ1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 1996|
|CYPX.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 1996|
EQ Inc., creates and targets customized audience segments using location-based behavior signals, advanced data analytics, and proprietary software in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The com...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/27 00:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/26 00:00|
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